Major Diagnostic Category

  • MDC 00 - Pre-MDC
  • MDC 01 - Diseases & Disorders of the Nervous System
  • MDC 02 - Diseases & Disorders of the Eye
  • MDC 03 - Diseases & Disorders of the Ear, Nose, Mouth & Throat
  • MDC 04 - Diseases & Disorders of the Respiratory System
  • MDC 05 - Diseases & Disorders of the Circulatory System
  • MDC 06 - Diseases & Disorders of the Digestive System
  • MDC 07 - Diseases & Disorders of the Hepatobiliary System & Pancreas
  • MDC 08 - Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
  • MDC 09 - Diseases & Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue & Breast
  • MDC 10 - Endocrine, Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases & Disorders
  • MDC 11 - Diseases & Disorders of the Kidney & Urinary Tract
  • MDC 12 - Diseases & Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
  • MDC 13 - Diseases & Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
  • MDC 14 - Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Puerperium
  • MDC 15 - Newborns & Other Neonates with Conditions Originating in Perinatal Period
  • MDC 16 - Diseases & Disorders of Blood, Blood Forming Organs, Immunologic Disorders
  • MDC 17 - Myeloproliferative Diseases & Disorders, Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms
  • MDC 18 - Infectious & Parasitic Diseases, Systemic or Unspecified Sites
  • MDC 19 - Mental Diseases & Disorders
  • MDC 20 - Alcohol/Drug Use & Alcohol/Drug Induced Organic Mental Disorders
  • MDC 21 - Injuries, Poisonings & Toxic Effects of Drugs
  • MDC 22 - Burns
  • MDC 23 - Factors Influencing Health Status & Other Contacts with Health Services
  • MDC 24 - Multiple Significant Trauma
  • MDC 25 - Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections
  • MDC 99 - Other

Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRG) for MDC-08

  • CC = Complication or Comorbidity
  • MCC = Major Complication or Comorbidity
    • DRG 533 - FRACTURES OF FEMUR WITH MCC
    • DRG 534 - FRACTURES OF FEMUR WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 535 - FRACTURES OF HIP AND PELVIS WITH MCC
    • DRG 536 - FRACTURES OF HIP AND PELVIS WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 537 - SPRAINS, STRAINS, AND DISLOCATIONS OF HIP, PELVIS AND THIGH WITH CC/MCC
    • DRG 538 - SPRAINS, STRAINS, AND DISLOCATIONS OF HIP, PELVIS AND THIGH WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 539 - OSTEOMYELITIS WITH MCC
    • DRG 540 - OSTEOMYELITIS WITH CC
    • DRG 541 - OSTEOMYELITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 542 - PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITH MCC
    • DRG 543 - PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITH CC
    • DRG 544 - PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 545 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH MCC
    • DRG 546 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH CC
    • DRG 547 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 548 - SEPTIC ARTHRITIS WITH MCC
    • DRG 549 - SEPTIC ARTHRITIS WITH CC
    • DRG 550 - SEPTIC ARTHRITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 551 - MEDICAL BACK PROBLEMS WITH MCC
    • DRG 552 - MEDICAL BACK PROBLEMS WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 553 - BONE DISEASES AND ARTHROPATHIES WITH MCC
    • DRG 554 - BONE DISEASES AND ARTHROPATHIES WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 555 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
    • DRG 556 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 557 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITH MCC
    • DRG 558 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 559 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
    • DRG 560 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC
    • DRG 561 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 562 - FRACTURE, SPRAIN, STRAIN AND DISLOCATION EXCEPT FEMUR, HIP, PELVIS AND THIGH WITH MCC
    • DRG 563 - FRACTURE, SPRAIN, STRAIN AND DISLOCATION EXCEPT FEMUR, HIP, PELVIS AND THIGH WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
    • DRG 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
    • DRG 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 453 - COMBINED ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION WITH MCC
    • DRG 454 - COMBINED ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION WITH CC
    • DRG 455 - COMBINED ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 456 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH SPINAL CURVATURE OR MALIGNANCY OR INFECTION OR EXTENSIVE FUSIONS WITH MCC
    • DRG 457 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH SPINAL CURVATURE OR MALIGNANCY OR INFECTION OR EXTENSIVE FUSIONS WITH CC
    • DRG 458 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH SPINAL CURVATURE OR MALIGNANCY OR INFECTION OR EXTENSIVE FUSIONS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 459 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH MCC
    • DRG 460 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 461 - BILATERAL OR MULTIPLE MAJOR JOINT PROCEDURES OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITH MCC
    • DRG 462 - BILATERAL OR MULTIPLE MAJOR JOINT PROCEDURES OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 463 - WOUND DEBRIDEMENT AND SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT HAND FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH MCC
    • DRG 464 - WOUND DEBRIDEMENT AND SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT HAND FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH CC
    • DRG 465 - WOUND DEBRIDEMENT AND SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT HAND FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 466 - REVISION OF HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT WITH MCC
    • DRG 467 - REVISION OF HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT WITH CC
    • DRG 468 - REVISION OF HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 469 - MAJOR HIP AND KNEE JOINT REPLACEMENT OR REATTACHMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITH MCC OR TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT
    • DRG 470 - MAJOR HIP AND KNEE JOINT REPLACEMENT OR REATTACHMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITHOUT MCC
    • DRG 471 - CERVICAL SPINAL FUSION WITH MCC
    • DRG 472 - CERVICAL SPINAL FUSION WITH CC
    • DRG 473 - CERVICAL SPINAL FUSION WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 474 - AMPUTATION FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH MCC
    • DRG 475 - AMPUTATION FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH CC
    • DRG 476 - AMPUTATION FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 477 - BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
    • DRG 478 - BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC
    • DRG 479 - BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 480 - HIP AND FEMUR PROCEDURES EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT WITH MCC
    • DRG 481 - HIP AND FEMUR PROCEDURES EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT WITH CC
    • DRG 482 - HIP AND FEMUR PROCEDURES EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 483 - MAJOR JOINT/LIMB REATTACHMENT PROCEDURE OF UPPER EXTREMITIES
    • DRG 485 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITH MCC
    • DRG 486 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITH CC
    • DRG 487 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 488 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITHOUT PDX OF INFECTION WITH CC/MCC
    • DRG 489 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITHOUT PDX OF INFECTION WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 492 - LOWER EXTREMITY AND HUMERUS PROCEDURES EXCEPT HIP, FOOT AND FEMUR WITH MCC
    • DRG 493 - LOWER EXTREMITY AND HUMERUS PROCEDURES EXCEPT HIP, FOOT AND FEMUR WITH CC
    • DRG 494 - LOWER EXTREMITY AND HUMERUS PROCEDURES EXCEPT HIP, FOOT AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 495 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL OF INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES EXCEPT HIP AND FEMUR WITH MCC
    • DRG 496 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL OF INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES EXCEPT HIP AND FEMUR WITH CC
    • DRG 497 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES EXCEPT HIP AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 498 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES OF HIP AND FEMUR WITH CC/MCC
    • DRG 499 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES OF HIP AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 500 - SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH MCC
    • DRG 501 - SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH CC
    • DRG 502 - SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 503 - FOOT PROCEDURES WITH MCC
    • DRG 504 - FOOT PROCEDURES WITH CC
    • DRG 505 - FOOT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 506 - MAJOR THUMB OR JOINT PROCEDURES
    • DRG 507 - MAJOR SHOULDER OR ELBOW JOINT PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
    • DRG 508 - MAJOR SHOULDER OR ELBOW JOINT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 509 - ARTHROSCOPY
    • DRG 510 - SHOULDER, ELBOW OR FOREARM PROCEDURES, EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT PROCEDURES WITH MCC
    • DRG 511 - SHOULDER, ELBOW OR FOREARM PROCEDURES, EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT PROCEDURES WITH CC
    • DRG 512 - SHOULDER, ELBOW OR FOREARM PROCEDURES, EXCEPT MAJOR JOINT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 513 - HAND OR WRIST PROCEDURES, EXCEPT MAJOR THUMB OR JOINT PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
    • DRG 514 - HAND OR WRIST PROCEDURES, EXCEPT MAJOR THUMB OR JOINT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 515 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
    • DRG 516 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
    • DRG 517 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
    • DRG 518 - BACK AND NECK PROCEDURES EXCEPT SPINAL FUSION WITH MCC OR DISC DEVICE OR NEUROSTIMULATOR
    • DRG 519 - BACK AND NECK PROCEDURES EXCEPT SPINAL FUSION WITH CC
    • DRG 520 - BACK AND NECK PROCEDURES EXCEPT SPINAL FUSION WITHOUT CC/MCC